Sagar Sarhadi, veteran filmmaker and writer, passed way on 22 March at the age of 88 after being admitted to a hospital due to a heart problem. Sarhadi wrote for films like Kabhi Kabhie (1976), Noorie (1979), Silsila (1981), and Chandni (1989).
Film distributor Raj Bansal shared his condolences on Twitter, “RIP #SagarSarhadi ji You will be remembered for your work in #Silsila #KabhiKabhie #Chandni to name a few as a scriptwriter.”
Filmmaker Ashoke Pandit also took to Twitter to remember Sarhad, “ Sad to know about d demise of Sagar Sarhadi ji a well known writer,director due 2 heart attack . Some of hs well known films as writer wr #KabhieKabhie #NOORIE #chandni #DoosraAadmi #Silsila . He also wrote &directed #Bazaar . It’s a great loss to d film industry.”
Sagar Sarhadi was born Ganga Sagar Talwar in 1933 and went on to become an Urdu playwright and was also a veteran member of the Indian People’s Theatre Association (IPTA).